The Human Brain Project: the endeavour of neuroscience

Pavia, Italy

March 13, 2018 at 08:30 – March 13, 2018 at 18:00

HBP Italy is hosting an event in Pavia to highlight the involvement of several Italian groups in the HBP's endeavour to generate large-scale models of brain functions, advances in the prevention and cure of brain diseases, and new tools in neuro-informatics and brain inspired technology.
Further details on regisration, the programme, and the venue can be found here:
08:30      Press conference (reserved to journalists)
09:30      Welcome coffee
10:30      Welcome by Prof. Fabio Rugge - Dean of the University of Pavia
10:45-11:45  KEYNOTE LECTURE -  "Understanding the Brain through Modelling based on Rigorous Experimentation - from Ion Channels to Behaviour”  (Sten Grillner, Senior Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)
11:45-12:45 The Human Brain Project system ​
Chairmen -  Daniela Corda
                    - Marta Calderaro
                    - Egidio D’Angelo
12:45 - 14:00 Finger food lunch
14:00-16:00 ROUND TABLE - Human Brain Project Italy 
Chairmen - Francesco Pavone
                   - Giovanni Leonardi
Discussion (all HBP members and invited speakers)
16:00-16:30 - Take home message - Q&A  
Chairman - Daniela Ovadia 🌐
Back-up of key-points and question from the public
Conclusion of works
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 18:00 Meeting of HBP Italy partners (PRIVATE)